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Neighborhood Night Out & Board Meeting.

Our neighborhood night out will be held on Tues. the 6th of October in Westwood Park. We plan on starting at 6 o’clock. We will have hot dogs and all of the trimmings s well as chips and soft drinks.
Our board meeting will be held on Sept. 30th at 7 o’clock in the cafeteria at Corpus Christi Church. Every one is welcome.
Hope to see you soon.
Bill Pennington

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Latest on The North End planter

I have been fighting with the insurance company for reimbursement for the damages to the planter on Stella Link. They tried to make me go away but I wouldn’t quit. I believe we are close to getting payed. This was the most frustrating experience I have ever been through. It was such a small amount of money that I couldn’t believe they tried so hard not to pay it. Hopefully we will have or planter back in shape soon.
Bill Pennington

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Bellfort Park Apartments

The latest news on the Bellfort Park Apartments is not so good. They don’t really believe they have a chance of getting funding from the state. The alternatives are getting funding from the City of Houston for the rebuilding, get funding from the city and tear down the complex and move the rental subsidy to a new location(a new rule established by HUD allows this). The last plan would include tearing down the existing buildings and selling the vacant property

. All of this will be determined when the deadline on state funding is up at the end of July.

Always a new twist.




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Volunteers Needed

Elections for the Civic Club board are coming up and we need some new blood. Most of the current board members have served 3 or more years. The board does not require a lot of time in a year, but it is a commitment. The civic club does many things for the neighborhood that go unnoticed. Not the least of these is the enforcement of our deed restrictions. The neighborhood is about to undergo a great deal of change and some strong leadership is needed. If you have a few spare hours a year, your help would be greatly appreciated. If you wish to volunteer please contact me( or Bob Weber( Hope to hear from you.
Bill Pennington

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City Department of Neighborhoods is in Westwood

An inspector from the Department of Neighborhoods has been going up and down our streets looking for violations of city ordinances such as storing your garbage can and recycle can in view from the street.
Please be aware that residents cannot store the green recycle can or the brown garbage can where anyone can see it as they pass by.

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2-Garbage_Collection_0623_2014Here are the riles on solid waste collection from the City of Houston. Let’s all try to follow them. It is up to HPD to enforce them since they are city ordainces, so I am sure they can issue tickets for infractions.

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The following is the schedule for heavy trash pick up. Heavy trash may be put at t he curb starting the Friday prior to pick up. Our pick up day is the third Tuesday of the month. Please observe the tree waste/junk waste schedule. Homes with heavy trash out other than the approved times, will be reported to the city.

Tree Waste                     Junk waste

January                           February
March                               April
May                                  June
July                                   August
September                     October
November                      December

If you have any further questions, please go to the City of Houston solid waste dept. web site.

Let’s all work to keep our neighborhood neat and clean.

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